Prof. Suman Mukhopadhyay


e-mail: suman[at]
Phone: +91 0731 660 3328
Office: #1D-305, POD Building

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Bio: Prof. Suman Mukhopadhyay was born in Kolkata. He has completed his B.Sc (1995) and M. Sc (1997) in chemistry from University of Kalyani, West Bengal. He has carried out his doctoral research in Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science, Kolkata and obtained his Ph.D degree in synthetic inorganic chemistry from Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science Kolkata (Jadavpur University) in 2004. After that he joined in National University of Singapore as a post-doctoral Fellow. In 2006 he moved to Lisbon as a FCT post-doctoral fellow to join at Instituto Superior Técnico in Portugal. In 2009 he moved to EPFL in Lausanne (Switzerland) as a Marie-Curie International Incoming Fellow. In 2010 he has been shifted to IIT Indore to join as an assistant professor. His research interest is organometallic compounds in therapeutic and mechanism, bioinspired catalysis, molecular recognition, metallogels and applications.

Research Interests

Transition-metal coordination chemistry

Selected Publications

Target based chemotherapeutic advancement of ruthenium complexes, Pragti, Bidyut Kumar Kundu, Suman Mukhopadhyay, Coord. Chem. Rev., 2021, in press.

Modulation of catalytic and biomolecular binding properties of ruthenium(II)-arene complexes with the variation of coligands for selective toxicity against cancerous cells, Pragti, Bidyut Kumar Kundu, Chanchal Sonkar, Rakesh Ganguly, Suman Mukhopadhyay, Polyhedron, 2021, in press.

Selective Anticancer Activities of Ruthenium(II)-Tetrazole Complexes and their Mechanistic Insights, Chanchal Sonkar, Novina Malviya, Nilima Sinha, Attreyee Mukherjee, Srimanta Pakhira, Suman Mukhopadhyay, Biometals, 2021, 34, 813.

In vitro evaluation of cytotoxicity and antimetastatic properties of novel arene ruthenium(II)‐tetrazolato compounds on human cancer cell lines, Komal Vyas, Deepu Sharma, Sri Krishna Jayadev Magani, Shaikh M Mobin, Suman Mukhopadhyay, Appl. Organomet. Chem. 2021, 35, 5, e6187.

Unveiling the Urease Like Intrinsic Catalytic Activities of Two Dinuclear Nickel Complexes towards Green Syntheses of Aminocyanopyridines, Bidyut Kumar Kundu, Pragti, Soumen Biswas, Abhijit Mondal, Shyamalava Mazumdar, Shaikh M Mobin, Suman Mukhopadhyay, Dalton Trans., 2021, 49, 15481.